Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
100,000-149,999 SparkPoints 111,571

There's WHAT In My Tea?

Monday, March 31, 2014

This morning I read a reference to pesticides in commercial teas, which are largely unwashed before being bagged. So I googled "brand name tea and pesticides" and found numerous articles. This one, and its suggestions, was a real eye-opener.
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
    Yikes again! Just said Yikes on your blog about hail! Did you put a link in here and I missed it? I love my green tea! What is the world coming to?
    849 days ago
    Global Brands and carrington tea were not on the list. I drink those. I tossed bigelow it had not been opened. Wow this is just awful emoticon . You think you are doing something good for you and it ends on the opposite side. It is ashamed what they are doing to our food. I am boiling.
    850 days ago
    Thanks for sharing! I am a huge tea drinker. I'll have to look harder at the labels!
    851 days ago
  • v SHANTODD420
    Oh no better check the list for my husband he has been drinking green tea.
    851 days ago
    OMG! And the ones listed as good aren't available in any of my grocery stores! Guess I could try on line???? But then you end up w/shipping costs!
    851 days ago
  • v VORTEX33
    That's depressing. I drink a lot of tea and all my brands are on the icky list. :(
    851 days ago
  • v TEKRU1
    This makes me so sad! I've been working so hard to switch from the admittedly toxic Diet Coke to tea and find out it may not be much better! Now what?
    851 days ago
  • v CAT-IN-CJ
    emoticon Oh, and ya know, the closer we look, the worse it gets.

    Years ago (before whats-his-name invented the internet) I did lots of research into our foods, cosmetics, skin care products, etc. Ewww, it was pretty nasty then . . . if ya want to see something really disgusting, check out the FDA's tolerance levels for our consumables.....
    851 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment

    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.